Directive 93/42/EEC (Medical devices) Notice: This standard still needs to be amended to take into account the requirements introduced by Directive 2007/47/EC. The amended standard will be published by CEN as soon as possible. Manufacturers are advised to check whether all relevant essential requirements of the amended directive are appropriately covered.
This standard specfies requirements and test methods for Walking Aids manipulated by one arm (Walking Aids used singly or in pairs, each manipulated by one arm, possibly in combination with the upper body) and Walking Aids manpulated by both arms (Walking Aids used singly, manipulated by both arms, possibly in combination with the upper body), as covered by the subclasses 1203 and 1206 in EN ISO 9999:1998. This standard does not apply to walking aids specially designed or with adaptations for specific disabled persons. NOTE: Appropriate parts of this standard may be applied to the above products and other walking aids outside this scope.